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Site Carpentry - Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2)

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Apprenticeship outline

This occupation involves carrying out skilled work, primarily using timber products, either on a construction site, or in a workshop, creating and installing building components.

A Site Carpenter will normally work on a building site, or in domestic and commercial premises, preparing and fixing building components, from the initial erection of a new building, through to the installation of all necessary fixtures and fittings, as well as a range of repair and maintenance activities.

How to apply for this apprenticeship

You can register your interest in an Apprenticeship by emailing your CV to business@nottinghamcollege.ac.uk.

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Study location Basford 664 Nuthall Road, Basford, Nottingham, NG8 6AQ
Attendance

Day Release

Start date

You can start this Apprenticeship at any time of the year.

Framework/standard

Site Carpentry - Level 2 Standard

Duration

18 - 24 months

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You will need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in a relevant job but we can assist you in finding a placement

You will also need grades 9–3 (A*–D), including English Language and Maths – one of English Language or Maths must be grade 9–4 (A*–C). Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above. Apprentices without Level 1 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment

Adults who are aged 19+ with appropriate industry experience but without the necessary qualifications are welcome to apply.

All applicants will be required to undertake an assessment in English and maths prior to enrolling.

Assessment

Apprentices must complete, or have previously completed recognised English and Mathematics Level 1 qualifications and aspire to achieve English and Mathematics Level 2 qualifications during the apprenticeship.

Assessment will take place both during and at the end of the apprenticeship, with completion being dependent on successful achievement of the qualification elements and the endorsement of the employer after a professional discussion, with the apprentice and training provider.

Apprentices will be assigned an assessor who will monitor their progress both in college and on site. Students are required to keep a portfolio of evidence generated in the workplace. Students will also be required to attend college on a day release in order to study the theoretical aspects of the apprenticeship and enhance their practical skills in preparation for the End Point Assessment (EPA)

Progression

On completion of this standard, some apprentices may progress onto the Advanced Apprenticeship Standard in Site Carpentry, or secure employment as a Site Carpenter.

Additional information

The achievement of this standard will meet the requirements of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) ‘Skilled Worker’ standard, which is widely accepted in the sector as a ‘licence to operate’ in a skilled construction trade.

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